Infinite Frontier #2 review

In which Agent Chase turns up at the Hall of Justice to annoy Superman and Batman with some rather reasonable questions. The usually savage Thomas Wayne Batman tells President Superman that he’s mellowed. Obsidian learns that it’s not just his sister Jade who has vanished from the superhero community. The recently resurrected Roy Harper begins […]

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The Flash 2021 Annual #1 review

Wally West’s Quantum Leap adventure comes to an end in this double-sized annual. For the last several issues of his regular series the formless hero has been borrowing the bodies of speedsters past, present and future on a mission to cleanse the Speed Force of a blockage that’s sparking surges of explosive energy. He’s about […]

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Justice League #64 review

This month’s Justice League main strip is a day in the life story. Well, mainly. The first few pages take place off Earth, away from the Justice League, as the United Planets prepare for the trial of a rogue superman, the Synmar Utopica. On the world of Daxam, we meet the team of heroes who […]

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Suicide Squad #5 review

Let’s get the bad stuff out of the way first. Task Force X chief Amanda Waller tortures yet another member of her team. Peacemaker’s ‘crime’? He asks for a little explanation as to what’s going on in her head. Someone who’s happier to fall in with The Wall’s orders – backed up, of course, by […]

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Crime Syndicate #5 review

It’s the Crime Syndicate vs the Legion of Justice as this terrific mini-series reaches its penultimate issue. And the prize? John Stewart, Emerald Warrior. Before the big battle begins, though, a smaller scale tussle, as members of Alexander Luthor’s team of good guys come looking for Syndicate sadists Atomica and Johnny Quick. The pair killed […]

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Superman #32 review

‘Is this the end of Superman’ asks the cover blurb? It’s a double-edged sword of a question – for several issues we’ve had Super Son Jon Kent convinced that his dad is doomed to die soon. The question could also relate to the series as this is the final issue of the latest run, thought […]

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Infinite Frontier #1 review

Gotham in the daytime is really rather beautiful. Who knew? It’s especially appealing when, look, up in the sky, we have original Green Lantern Alan Scott slamming time-twisting upstart Extant with an old-worlde steam engine. And he’s not alone – Alan’s accompanied by fellow heroes Mr Terrific and Hawkgirl, and from the darker side of […]

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